The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 28 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.68% 0.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.82% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 24.58% 28.90% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 27
Average daily rate £500 £375 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £289 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) XSD
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) JDeveloper
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) XPath
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) B2C
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) RAD
6 1 (16.67%) OLAP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Extranet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) SOA Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) SOA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) WF
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft